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captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> live, local, late-breaking - this wbal-tv 11 news in baltimore. >> after weeks of anticipation, two american hikers children iran are finally released. good afternoon.
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they are along this detained americans ever in iran. they were arrested along the iran/iraq order in 2009 and sentenced to eight years each in prison for spying and illegal entry into the country. >> after two years in an iranian prison, the two men have finally been freed from the tehran prison. their convoy was hurt -- seemed headed toward the airport. officials were seen outside the airport. the latest report we have from here is that the swiss ambassador has gone to join the two hikers inside the airport. state tv and iran is reporting that the flight has deported -- departed iran. they are certainly at the airport and on their way out. this seems to be the final stages of their incarceration. we will bring you more as soon as we have it.
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>> the release of the hikers comes as the iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad prepares to speak at the united nations general assembly. president obama addressed the assembly this morning. he focused on several global issues but also on u.s. interest in the middle east. he said the wars in iraq and afghanistan are coming to an end with u.s. forces being substantially cut by the end of the year. the president stressed there could be no shortcut to peace between israelis and palestinians. >> a 14-year-old boy faces criminal charges for allegedly china a laser pointer at a state police helicopter. the helicopter was flying near eastern boulevard after 11:00 last night in search of a suicidal person the teen pointed the light at the cockpit more than once. he was arrested shortly after and faces a host of charges including reckless endangerment and assented second-degree assault on police.
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the state police say the aviation command has exported more than half a dozen laser incidents so far this year. >> the search is on for the person who opened fire near a blues -- busy playground in waverly. the 30-year-old victim has died per the shooting left an entire never been shaken up. jennifer franciotti has details. >> the site were memorial stadium used to sit was bustling early tuesday evening. families packed the waverly stadium place playground when gunfire broke out across the street around 5:00 p.m.. >> it could have happened to any of the kids in the playground. it is terrible. they can't even play. >> of violence was confined to the corner of 34th street where police found a man in his 30's slump over the wheel of his car suffering from a gunshot wound to bed. >> possibly one should approach it on foot, shot him and fled from the same. >> parents were unnerved by chose to stay put on the
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playground. >> we stayed and played which was not the safest thing to do. i did not want the kids -- i did not want to have to leave with the kids. >> i have lived in this neighborhood for a while now. things like this don't happen -- happen every so often. is an example of the violence. countyprince george's police officers face criminal charges this noon in the beating of the university of maryland students. it happened last year after the school's basketball win over duke. the officers are now charged with first and second-degree assault in addition to misconduct in office. 28 students were arrested that night and charges against many of them were later dropped when video of the beating surfaced. >> a severed man faces charges in a deadly hit-and-run accident
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in west baltimore. police said the man is responsible for the deaths of a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old who were hit and killed while crossing a boulevard on pratt street. he is charged with leaving the scene of an accident and driving under the influence. his companion is a 26-year-old and she is charged with being an accessory after the fact his attorney says he told police she was behind the wheel when the girls were hit. >> if justice is what mr. bernstein was to seek, he should stop playing games with all laws and charge the program person. >> the car was pulled over a short time after the accident with miles behind the wheel. prosecutors believe the pair switch seats after the accident. >> a new reports suggest baltimore is among the smoggiest areas in the country.
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the air pollutant puts the health of 2.5 million residents at risk. smog can lead to asthma attacks and respiratory illness. ♪ >> visibility is down across the area but it is not necessarily from the smog. it is the fog in the area. it is humid and that is producing low clouds and areas of drizzle. looking at the radar, there is not too much going on despite a light shower south of d.c. and showers moving into the eastern shore. the real activity has yet to arrive from the south. 65 degrees at the airport and 93% humidity. some areas are higher than that. fog has been reported most of the day at tv hill. we'll have showers this afternoon from 2:00 p.m.-9:00
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p.m. the temperatures will not drop off too much we will talk about but when the reign will end in the seven-day forecast. >> we will check back with you. a lawyer for troy davis says his client was denied a polygraph test this morning. he is scheduled to be executed this evening. the condemned murderer was sentenced to death for a 1989 murder of a police officer. he reportedly turned down a chance to request a special last meal. if executed, he will be the 29th inmate put to date in georgia by lethal injection. >> still ahead, we'll chat live with "parks and recreation." a new wednesday night lineup. facebook has some new facebook has some new competition, the tal
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case for social security disability benefits. a man unable to do his job living with intense pain caused disabled -- call the disabled by doctors. >> i felt like i have done everything in my life and work hard and these benefits should be available for people who need them. >> we met lee davis and his wife and they were about to lose their, social security denied his application for disability benefits. it was a rejection that was two long years in the making. >> when you go into the social security administration website and type in being disabled, his sentence pop-up. they are right there. >> why did this case language in the social security office? why does this prominent doctors say other disabled people are being denied? >> the only thing that shock to
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them more than their rejection for disability benefits was what happened when the i-team got involved. that story tonight at 11:00. >> still to come, comcast unveils a new internet service and amy hohler joins us live with a preview. next. >> we are still talking about raven the forecast. we said hello to a new tropical system out to sea. that is coming up in your forecast. it is as the outside right now lots of fog, 64 at the airport.
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states. it is called internet essentials of the program offers low-cost access to the internet and a portable computers as well as training in how to go digital for 99 -- 4 $9.99 per monththe google + network is open to everyone. it attracted 20 million users in the first two weeks. this is largely because the network allows members to invite friends to join. the number of users is expected to grow now that anyone can sign up. speaking of social network and, chances are good that you are one of the 750 million facebook users and someone else you know is, too. there are some posts that got people in trouble. it is a mix of old and new tonight on nbc. there are new companies "up all night" and that is followed by
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new season at the says. -- episodes. >> who are these people? >> a change is afoot for " "harry's law." there are new attorneys. >> you have a personal life, get rid of it. >> i don't think she's wired to be happy. >> adding to her crankiness, a new courtroom challenge. >> harry finds a murder trial dropped in her lap. >> it is they can't win case against an over zealous district attorney. >> i want to kill her. >> these are their stories. >> after that it is season 13 of law and order svu. >> change is good. it is a blessing and a curse. >> there are two new detectives. >> 13 is my lucky number.
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>> new twist and new angles to take on something that has been reliable and solid for 12 seasons. >> the team's first case is from the headlines, a foreign diplomat accused of attacking a hotel maid. >> we cannot fall into an old rhythms. it is all new and different. >> starting out tonight, it is different neighbors. >> their dog is cool. >> "free agents" is next. the sparks fly to night. >> tomorrow night, is the season premiere of "parks and recreation." joining us live is amy pohler livenick offerman. >> hello there.
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i am sitting on top of a knee. amy. >> it is great to see you. welcome. >> thank you. >> you play the boss. at the end of last season, you got your face blown off. how does this saga unfolds? >> it is too much for one man to bear. the new season picks up moments after the finale leaves off. ron had his face blown off by a fireball and his eyebrows are gone. he has to deal with the dilemma that his first bitch/ ex-wife is back in town and she brings a new flavor of whoop-ass. >> moving right along -- as far
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as working with the cast, what is it like? >> the cast is incredible. we cannot believe we have assembled a cast of people every single one of whom could run their own show. we have a great ensemble for it it makes working here so much fun. whoever is carrying the ball at any given time is doing amazing work. the hardest and about our job is keeping a straight face. >> by the way, i called you ron. >> it happens. >> i took the manliness challenge and did not do so well. score?s ron >> his score would be above the scale of the challenge, obviously. the challenge is for mere mortals in the world of
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masculinity. it would not be fair to have someone who has a supernatural alpha male tendencies. to compete with mere mortals. >> you are awesome and we appreciate your time. >> my pleasure. >> thank you for joining us and you confess the season premiere of "parks and recreation" tomorrow night at 8:00. >> now, your instaweather plus forecast. >> we have definitely started off with some damp weather out there. we have not had any substantial showers. it feels so humid you can touch the oyster -- moisture in the atmosphere. there is not too much going on. it is very humid and the temperatures have not warmed up but here is a round of showers to our south moving towards the north and east. this will be with us through the second half of your wednesday.
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temperatures have been held down. they are barely into the 60's and 70's across the state. we are barely at 65 at the airport and warmer outside the inner harbor. this is what is happening -- we have this very large storm system coming in out of canada across minnesota and wisconsin. because it is so large, it is influencing the circulation across the country. we're getting a southwesterly flow into the east and that is growing in the moisture. it is keeping as unsettled. the storm system continues to have our way and this will be the pattern. the storm system will cut off from the mainstream pattern and that means it will be a slow mover. we will be stuck with this for quite some time. we'll keep this late into the week which means the rain chances will stick around. the future cast is not the
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prettiest. the rain will be here all through friday morning. we will take a look of a seven- day forecast coming up. we are still in hurricane season in the tropics. we have not had anything impact us since we last saw lee but there is a new storm called ophelia. this is that the tropical wave i have been mentioning. it moved off of africa and is likely to develop she will take a westerly track by puerto rico on monday. this is way out in the distance. we will keep you up to date as she is slowly but surely having close to the united states. mostly cloudy skies and our area tonight and a chance for showers especially throughout the afternoon and evening hours and that will keep the temperatures mild overnight. it will still be foggy and the rain chances are in place for the next couple of days and into
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the weekend. he will have patches of dry weather each and every day you want to have your umbrellas handy. >> up next, your maryland lottery pick 3 and pick 4 numbers and we will get another check of the forecast. first, i look at how wall street is performing at this hourthis .
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universe to remember a classmate killed during a fight in her dorm. new research behind external factors of hair loss. those stories and more when you join us tonight at 5:00. now you're maryland lottery pick three and pick 4 numbers. ♪ >> it's time to play picked three numbers. , as printed on the ball, it is a 5, and your last number for your pick 3 game is -- -- we've got another five making your pick 3 numbers 955. we'll get to pick 4 numbers in a moment. you have a chance to have dinner with a former raven's player. moving right along to your pick game -- we've got a five,
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followed by a6 as printed on the ball and our next number is a1 and your final number is a 1 pingree pick 4 numbers 5611. >> we have one last check of the forecast. >> it is a hard day to be meteorologist. here is a look at the radar with clouds across the area. there has not been too many showers this morning. it looks like the real activity has yet to come as we go into tonight. let's look of a seven-day forecast. tomorrow, we will have showers at about 60% through friday. umbrellas are a good accessory to have.
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